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Hospitality Workers’ safety and livelihoods must not be used as a bargaining chip or political football by bosses or politicians

Union condemns attempts by bosses to reopen illegally and against medical advice Unite Hospitality organiser, Neil Moore, issued a warning to hospitality bosses who had publicly announced that they would open their doors regardless of any decision by Stormont on … Continue reading

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Welcome for Belfast City Council u-turn on lay-off of 140 casual workers employed at Waterfront & Ulster Hall, reversing a decision branded as ‘shambolic’ by councillors

Funding is provided by council to meet wage supports needed by Government’s job support scheme guaranteeing workers’ income to end of current tax year As a result of other decisions taken at tonight’s council meeting, Unite will demand Greenwich Leisure … Continue reading

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Unite issues letter to Hastings Group warning of potential litigation over mass redundancy threat

Hospitality bosses are warned that large-scale job losses will result in a mass exodus of skilled workers from sector Unite survey showed that 71 percent of hospitality workers would not return to the industry if made redundant Against a backdrop … Continue reading

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Global Payments Inc. announce net revenues of $1.7 billion for first quarter of 2020 but threaten Northern Ireland workers with redundancy

Management claims that the Covid-19 pandemic ‘significantly and negatively impacted’ their business is belied by bumper quarterly returns Global Payments Inc is a global US-headquartered company operating in the payment technology and software sector with offices in Belfast and Derry/L’Derry as well … Continue reading

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Executive Ministers’ clarification on eligibility must be followed by commitment by Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council to furlough all employees on full pay 

Guidance from Minister for Communities to local authorities clarifies they are eligible to furlough workers under government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Eligibility confirmation comes after union publicises case and writes to seek answers from both Finance and Communities’ Ministers Unite Regional Officer Kieran Ellison welcomed … Continue reading

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